Pelosi says ‘deadly serious’ Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., returns to her office where members of the House select committee on the January 6th attack on the Capitol are preparing for the start of hearings next week, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 22, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on its “deadly serious” work whether Republicans participate or not.